GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW)
The Gas Metal Arc Welding course is designed to teach students about arc welding safety and the Gas Metal Arc Welding process (GMAW) and proper techniques for welding. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to become employed and perform general entry level structural welding in fabrication shop, machine shop, petrochemical, power plant and refineries. This course contains 12 hours of lecture and 36 hours of lab, which totals 48 clock hours. This course will last 3 weeks. In order to complete course student must pass a skills test. At the completion of the course each student will receive a certificate of completion.
Gas Metal Arc Welding Outline
Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding
12 / 36 / 00 / 48
The approximate time to complete the Gas Metal Arc Welding course is two weeks for the day and evening class.
Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding Description
Each student will have an understanding of how the GMAW process works and be able to perform a fillet and groove weld with and without backing in all positions. (No prerequisite)
Each student will learn safety, GMAW functions and how to do cutting procedures using cutting torch or gauging. Students will weld in various positions. In order to complete the course student must be able to pass a skills test after each welding position which consist of a visual inspection and bend test.